The Venue at Horseshoe Casino History
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino first opened in 1996 and in less than twenty
years has become one of the most popular venues in the Indianapolis area. When it first opened the casino was known as Empress
Casino but changed its name in 2001 and has continued to offer up the best entertainment in the region. You can choose to
visit Horseshoe to try your luck at the slot machines and table games, to enjoy the world class bars and restaurants, or to
attend an amazing show, but whatever attracts you to the casino you are sure to have an unforgettable time. The Venue at Horseshoe
Casino brings in some of the best musical acts in the world and tickets to these shows tend to sell out quickly so get yours
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The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Events
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino is home to some
of the best concerts in Hammond, Indiana and has been home to performances by such big name acts as Robin Thicke, Steely Dan,
Jeff Bridges, Journey, the Frank Marinos Divas, Judas Priest, Gladys Knight, and more. Comedy is also a big part of the schedule
at the Venue at Horseshoe Casino and comedians like David Spade and Jeff Dunham have had audiences rolling in the aisles at
The Venue. There is never a shortage of entertainment options at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino so check out the schedule of
events to see which ones you would like to attend.
Hammond is not far from the capital
and most highly populated city in Indiana, Indianapolis, which is filled with plenty of things to do for both visitors and
residents. If you are there at the right time of year you could catch an NFL game at state of the art Lucas Oil Field and
watch the Colts take on some of the best teams in the NFL. Hilbert Circle Theatre is home of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
and is an amazing place to catch a performance, or if theater is more your style a visit to Indiana Repertory Theater would
be an excellent choice. There are also plenty of museums, galleries and parks to really get an understanding of the cultural
life of Indianapolis during your visit.
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Seating Layout
The Venue at Horseshoe
Casino is typically set up with 2,500 reserved seats, offering an intimate venue with comfortable seating where you can enjoy
performances by some of the biggest acts in the world. The seats are able to be pulled back for larger, general admission
shows as well. When attending a show at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino be sure to take some time before or after the show to
play some table games and enjoy all the casino has to offer.
The first show at The Venue was an
August 8, 2008 midnight show featuring Andy Hui and William So, but the theater held several other "Grand Openings" the same
week featuring performances by Smashing Pumpkins, Bette Midler, James Blunt, and Mo'Nique.